Supporting Austin and Jeanne

Austin and Jeanne Thompson (members of Nashville First since 2003 and 2011 respectively) have been missionaries with Cru, serving overseas in East Asia since 2008. As they shared during the Sunday services on October 18, Austin and Jeanne have transitioned their...

Covid Caroling spreads cheer and fellowship in the midst of pandemic

By Kim Hester Caroling in August? Why, yes! The Sanctuary Choir embraced a unique outreach opportunity this summer to address the isolation imposed on us by COVID-19. Each Tuesday evening and Wednesday afternoon since mid-July, members of the choir have gone “Covid...

Classof2020-College

Nashville First celebrates the accomplishments of these outstanding graduates.    Samuel BowkerDoctor of PharmacyUniversity of Tennessee | May 2020 Alex BrysonBachelor of Science in Audio/Video ProductionBelmont University | December 2019 Emmaline DeanBachelor of...

Are You at a Higher Risk?

by Dr. Doug Johnson, member of our Re-Opening Task Force As you may know, Mayor Cooper has extended Nashville’s “safer-at-home” order until May 8. However, many surrounding areas are beginning to open up, leaving some to wonder is it safe for me to venture out more?...

Challenge in These Days

by Jimmy Hester, chairman of NFBC Trustees Writing to the believers in Rome, the Apostle Paul said, “Now as we have many parts in one body, and all the parts do not have the same function, in the same way we who are many are one body in Christ” (Rom. 12:4-5). That...

God Is Good: A Senior’s Reflection on the Class of 2020

Dear Church Family, In a time when we cannot even gather together as one, I’d like to remind everyone that God is good. I’ve found this simple phrase especially poignant recently as I reflect on the cancellation of the remainder of my high school years, taking with it...